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When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.Bette Davis
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Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible. Lillian Hellman
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A prude is a person who thinks that his own rules of propriety are natural laws.Robert A. Heinlein
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"Just packing up my boxes of books etc because we'll be moving fairly soon and I'll have to sell off some of them-- if we actually move out of state I...more "
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The worse the author, the more he is known. James Purdy
J. Allen Nelson and 2 other people liked Aliette de Bodard's blog post: Nebula Award post thoughts
"Uh. I would appear to be the owner of a brand-new Nebula Award for Best Novelette, for my Xuya space opera “The Waiting Stars”. Copy-pasting my acceptance speech here: I am honoured–and vaguely shocked–that I get a repeat performance at the Nebul..." Read more of this blog post »
Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.Rob Reiner
J. Allen Nelson is on page 104 of 352 of The Art of Raising a Puppy: I've been too busy with the Puppy in question to get all the reading done!! Woof woof!
The Art of Raising a Puppy
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Blackout by Mira Grant
Blackout (Newsflesh Trilogy, #3)
by Mira Grant
read in February, 2014
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An enjoyable conclusion to the epic zombie trilogy. In general I am not a fan of all the zombie stuff out there,but I really enjoyed this page-turner whose storyline --uh oh-- is about to start this summer.
Curious to see how this will be filmed. It...more
City of Baraboo by Barry B. Longyear
City of Baraboo
by Barry B. Longyear
read in January, 2014
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Enjoyable fix-up about the last circus on Earth, and the adventures of those who take the show not just on the road, but to the stars. Although I felt a lot of the resolutions to their problems came quickly-- and conveniently-- the solid ending helpe...more
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Lillian Hellman
“Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible.”
Lillian Hellman

Robert A. Heinlein
“A prude is a person who thinks that his own rules of propriety are natural laws.”
Robert A. Heinlein

“Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.”
Rob Reiner

Booth Tarkington
“Gossip is never fatal until it is denied.”
Booth Tarkington

Armistead Maupin
“Laugh all you want and cry all you want and whistle at pretty men in the street and to hell with anybody who thinks you're a damned fool!”
Armistead Maupin, More Tales of the City

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